According to Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, or CLSI, and the American Association for Respiratory Care, or AARC, 70% isopropyl alcohol is a suitable site-preparation solution for arterial blood gases.
What does A stand for?
A stands for Arterial blood
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
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See other definitions of A
- Are (unit of area)
- Army (in combinations only)
- Aromatic Substituent (chemistry)
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Electrocardiography, direct systolic arterial blood pressure (SAP), diastolic arterial blood pressure (DAP), mean arterial blood pressure (MAP), respiratory rate (RR), end-tidal carbon dioxide (PETCO2), and cloacal temperature (T[degrees]C) were measured before induction (baseline, under physical restraint) and after 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 min of ISO anesthesia.
Arterial blood gas analysis showed mild hypoxemia and hypocapnia (Pa[O.
Outcome measures included pain and anxiety, assessed using the Visual Analog Scale; medication use, measured in equivalent morphine doses; pulse rate; and mean arterial blood pressure, he said at the annual meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.